Views about abortion among liberals by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among liberals by views about abortion

% of liberals who say abortion should be…

Religious traditionLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Buddhist87%13%< 1%136
Evangelical Protestant58%39%3%937
Historically Black Protestant60%36%4%467
Jewish94%6%< 1%394
Mainline Protestant80%17%3%1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")82%15%3%3,107
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